Eastern District suffers Heartland attack
The Supreme Court’s TC Heartland v Kraft decision has been hailed as the death knell for the Eastern District of Texas, with one analysis predicting a 69% drop in filing there. But, as Natalie Rahhal reports, the picture may be more nuanced than that
"This is the most significant patent law decision since
Alice," Mark Lemley, Stanford Law School professor, told
Managing IP after the US Supreme Court handed down its
eagerly-anticipated decision in TC Heartland v Kraft on May 22.
The unanimous 8-0...
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